Likud’s Ayoub Kara: Druse in Syria need weapons, not soldiers

The most senior levels of the Israeli government are involved with the ongoing dilemma of the Syrian Druse, a source told The Jerusalem Post on Monday.

A knowledgeable political source said that Likud Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara, the acting minister of the Regional Cooperation Ministry, met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and raised the issue of the Syrian Druse and the danger facing them.

Netanyahu said he respects Israeli Druse for their contribution to the country, according to the source, who added that the prime minister does not want to make any public announcements about the issue.


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